CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Nonprofits and community organizations in West Virginia and eight other states and U.S. territories should apply soon for portions of $100,000 in grants for projects to improve health and health care. Quality Insights, a nonprofit health care quality improvement company that is making the grants available, will hold an overview webinar with a question-and-answer session on May 2 for anyone interested in the funding.
“Dozens of organizations already have signed up for the webinar, and we welcome others to do so,” Quality Insights’ Chief Executive Officer Dr. Sven Berg said. “We are offering these grants as part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Quality Insights in 1973. We hope this special grant opportunity will inspire innovation, boost promising projects, and foster collaboration that advances our mission to the benefit of all.”
Quality Insights expects to fund eight to 15 grants in amounts up to $20,000 in areas where its staff of clinicians, data experts and community health workers collaborate with community coalitions, health care facilities and patients to improve care across a wide range of settings, including physician offices, nursing homes and renal dialysis facilities.
The grants are available to nonprofit organizations in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The applications should address one or more of the following priority areas: provider care, grassroots efforts and/or education and research. More detailed descriptions of these priorities, along with grant guidelines, the application process and webinar information, are available at www.qualityinsights.org/50.
The grant submission period opened on April 11 and will close on June 30, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.